Arctotheca calendula – Cape Daisy
Perennial, spreading ground cover with yellow flower-heads, florets striped red on the reverse side. Leaves usually in a basal rosette. Grassy places – very common and widespread. May – Oct
Chaenostoma campanulatum – Sutera
Low spreading plants with pale mauve flowers and orange tubes, borne in profusion. Leaves light green with serrated edges. Apr – Sept
Gazania krebsiana – African Daisy
Flowering stems up to 200 mm. Flower-head yellow to orange that are mostly dark at base. Leaves narrow and white-felted beneath. Mainly Sept – Jan
Grewia occidentalis – Crossberry
Shrub or small tree with mauve flowers with several yellow stamens. Ovate leaves with serrated edges. Fruits 4-lobed in shape of a cross. Common and widespread. Mainly Feb – Sept.
Osteospermum moniliferum – Bietou
Large bushes with bright yellow flowers which produce black shiny fruits. Flowers mainly Feb-May but most months there are some flowers on it. Very common.
Tetragonia decumbens – Dune Spinach
Sprawling sand-binding plant growing in large groups. Very common along our coast. Broad succulent leaves and small yellow flowers, shorter than leaves. Mainly Aug – Apr
Trailing sand-binding plant growing in large groups. Similar to Tetragonia decumbens but flowers with upright flowering stems with flowers sometimes longer than leaves. Mainly Aug – Dec